On November 16, an awarding ceremony of the Third National Opera Prize Onegin took place at the Mikhailovsky Theatre in St.Petersburg. The opera company soloist of the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre Ksenia Khovanova received the award in the Debut nomination for performing the part of Leonora in the Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Il Trovatore staged by Maria Tikhonova.
On November 22, the day when the outstanding baritone Dmitri Khvorostovsky passed away, a concert of his memory will take place at the Krasnoyarsk Opera House.
The winners of the 5th International Competition Grand Prix of Siberia are announced. The Grand Prix was won by the principal dancer of the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre George Bolsunovsky.
The opera Boris Godunov by Mussorgsky will be performed in the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre for the last time on November 30 and December 1. The costumes and scenery of the opera performance have been graciously leased to the Krasnoyarsk Opera House by the Bolshoi. After the last performance, they’ll be brought back to Moscow.
The Hvorostovsky Opera House continues to work on the production of the children's opera Peter Pan based on the Scottish writer Sir James Barry’s fabulous story.
The soloist of the Krasnoyarsk Opera Daria Ryabinko took part in the world premiere of Rezeda Akhiyarova's opera Söyembikä. It took place at the end of September on the stage of the Tatar Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Mussa Jalil. Krasnoyarsk singer sang the part of Tsarin Anastasia, the first wife of Ivan the Terrible.
On September 25, the jury of the I2nd Feodor Chaliapin International Singing Competition announced the winners. The Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre’s soloist Eugeny Sevastianov won the Second Prize.
On September 27, the director of the association Opera Europa Nicholas Payne came to Krasnoyarsk to discuss the details of the Hvorostovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre’s becoming a member of the leading professional opera union of the world.
Between September 27-29, leading soloists of the Krasnoyarsk Opera’s ballet company Yuri Kudryavtsev and Yekaterina Bulgutova will take part in three gala concerts to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Marius Petipa in the birthplace of the great choreographer.
On October 27, the children's opera Terem-Teremok will be performed on the stage of the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre. Seven orphanage students at the ages of three to six years will take part in it. The Igor Polsky’s musical tale performance is a part of the social project Family as a Gift carried on by the theatre along with the “Krasnoyarsk without Orphans” Initiatives Alliance for the fourth time.